The median annual salary for a Test Automation Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Test Developer
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 621 602
Rank change year-on-year +29 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Developer 24 23 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.066% 0.057% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.060% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 73
Median salary £57,500 £67,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.81% +22.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £51,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £100,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34367 38431 43064
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.93% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27870 33422 36403
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Automation Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Test Automation Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Developer in London

Test Automation Developer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Developer in London.

Salary trend for Test Automation Developer in London

Test Automation Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation Developer in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation Developer in London

Test Automation Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +29 5 £57,500 +21.05%
Croydon - 2 - -
Test Automation Developer
England

Test Automation Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Test Automation Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Test Automation Developer in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (57.89%) Java
4 20 (52.63%) Selenium
5 16 (42.11%) Cucumber
6 14 (36.84%) QA
7 13 (34.21%) WebDriver
7 13 (34.21%) C#
8 12 (31.58%) Finance
9 11 (28.95%) BDD
10 10 (26.32%) Web Services
10 10 (26.32%) OO
11 9 (23.68%) TDD
11 9 (23.68%) SDET
11 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
12 7 (18.42%) XML
12 7 (18.42%) SQL
12 7 (18.42%) RESTful
13 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
13 6 (15.79%) JIRA
13 6 (15.79%) Maven
13 6 (15.79%) Scrum
13 6 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
14 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
14 5 (13.16%) JUnit
14 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
14 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
14 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
15 4 (10.53%) Ruby

Test Automation Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) FTP
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (52.63%) Selenium
2 16 (42.11%) Cucumber
3 13 (34.21%) WebDriver
4 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
5 6 (15.79%) JIRA
5 6 (15.79%) Maven
6 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
6 5 (13.16%) JUnit
7 4 (10.53%) Ant
8 3 (7.89%) Jasmine
8 3 (7.89%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (7.89%) Mockito
8 3 (7.89%) Moq
8 3 (7.89%) NUnit
8 3 (7.89%) Protractor
8 3 (7.89%) Subversion
9 2 (5.26%) Appium
9 2 (5.26%) SilkPerformer
9 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
9 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) Web Services
2 7 (18.42%) RESTful
2 7 (18.42%) XML
3 3 (7.89%) Gherkin
3 3 (7.89%) JSON
3 3 (7.89%) SOAP
4 2 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.26%) Drools
4 2 (5.26%) JDBC
4 2 (5.26%) JMS
4 2 (5.26%) REST
4 2 (5.26%) XSLT
5 1 (2.63%) .NET
5 1 (2.63%) Android SDK
5 1 (2.63%) COM
5 1 (2.63%) CSS
5 1 (2.63%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (10.53%) User Experience
3 3 (7.89%) BBC
3 3 (7.89%) New Media
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) Fintech
4 2 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Android
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) BDD
4 10 (26.32%) OO
5 9 (23.68%) SDET
5 9 (23.68%) TDD
6 6 (15.79%) Scrum
6 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
8 3 (7.89%) API Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Business Process Modelling
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
8 3 (7.89%) Defect Management
8 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Migration
8 3 (7.89%) QA Automation
8 3 (7.89%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) C#
3 7 (18.42%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) Ruby
6 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.26%) XPath
7 1 (2.63%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
1 3 (7.89%) ISEB
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (36.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) BT
2 3 (7.89%) McAfee
3 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.26%) Borland
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Solace
4 1 (2.63%) SaltStack
London
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago